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    Texas Hold'm Odds of set on flop

    Next question: Assume starting stack size of 100bb for each player Assume the opponent has AA Assume the opponent always bets a pot size bet (25.5bb bet) on the flop and never folds to raises (any raise) Scenario: We raise 3bbs preflop with 44 Opponent reraises to 12bb with his AA Is it...
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    Texas Hold'm Odds of set on flop

    P(not hitting your pair) = # flops not hitting / # flops = ways to order 3 of 48 misses / ways to order 3 of 50 cards = 48*47*46 / (50*49*48) = 0.882449 P(hitting your pair) = 1 - P(not hitting your pair) = 1 - 0.882449 = 0.117551 P(quads) = (# ways to pick 2 of 3 flop cards) *...
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    Quants love poker?

    You can learn how the game runs at the .net versions...you won't learn good strategy though, but I guess its a start. It's about the same as playing Zynga poker (I'd imagine). I might suggest if you're going to play "play money" games...to play limit holdem MTTs. Or MTTs in general. Just...
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    Quants love poker?

    $100k PLO Cash Game This is a REALLY good glimpse into some of the best players in the world play poker for high stakes.
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    Poker Bots Invade Online Gambling

    Also, if anyone is interested in watching some TOP (like 5 of the best 10 BEST players in the world) PLO players play a live big stakes cash game check out poker after dark on nbc. You can watch the past episodes online: $100k PLO Cash game Match 1 Monday Its a continuous game chopped up...
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    Quants love poker?

    I love quants...who love poker.
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    Poker Bots Invade Online Gambling

    I can't play. My accounts (and therefore funds) are frozen on both Stars and FTP. I can't play, transfer or cash out. I'd still be interested in building PLO programs to analyze the game more accurately. I already have a wish list of tools, I just need them transferred to code. Doesn't have...
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    Student reviewers of MFE programs

    I'll give ya $5... :) Sorry, I wasn't aware that was kept under wraps. Thanks anyway.
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    Student reviewers of MFE programs

    Is he a member here? If so, what's his name, Andy? :)
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    Student reviewers of MFE programs

    Who wrote that review?
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    Poker Bots Invade Online Gambling

    http://www.pokerstatic.com/static-tv/a-kids-game-the-story-of-online-poker/ Give this a watch. Should be good.
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    Poker Bots Invade Online Gambling

    Andy, I'm not sure if you're (or anyone else) is aware that there are already automated poker competitions held annually very similar to the trading competitions you talking about. Teams from Alberta and CMU, among others compete there. Measuring a bots success can be somewhat...
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    Cracking Stuxnet: Ralph Langner TED talk

    When first discovered in 2010, the Stuxnet computer worm posed a baffling puzzle. Beyond its unusually high level of sophistication loomed a more troubling mystery: its purpose. Ralph Langner and team helped crack the code that revealed this digital warhead's final target -- and its covert...
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    Poker Bots Invade Online Gambling

    Well to start, the vast majority of players don't make money. Period. But then again, the vast majority of players are recreational players playing for entertainment. The players who make a constant living from within the game itself (not sponsorship or outside sources like coaching) can do...
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    Poker Bots Invade Online Gambling

    Of course I recognize Spurious. And don't let him kid you, I imagine that anyone posting heavy strat content in the strat forums of 2p2 are probably in the top 1% of poker players in the world in terms of skill. I'm not interested in SNG analysis. In my opinion, there is much less value in...
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